The Local Taphouse (Melbourne)

Mayor: Ngejo (5) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 300
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Beers At The Local Taphouse (Melbourne)

NameABVEntered
Fixation IPA6.4%4/5/2016
Shenanigans Winston Pale Ale5.6%4/5/2016
Modus Operandi The Drupey One Brown Ale4.5%4/5/2016
Temple Onetime Double IPA7.8%2/19/2016
La Sirčne Botanique Spring0%2/19/2016
Hawkers Saison5.6%2/19/2016
Mornington Peninsula Russian Imperial Stout9.5%2/19/2016
Almanac Peach de Brettaville6.5%2/9/2016
Moon Dog Bad Boy Bubbly13.1%10/18/2015
La Sirčne Botanique4.8%10/18/2015
Red Duck Porter6.4%10/18/2015
Dainton Samurye Lager4.5%10/18/2015
Wolf of the Willows XPA4.7%10/18/2015
Holgate Brewhouse Pilsner5.1%10/18/2015
4 Pines Kolsch4.7%10/18/2015
Murray’s Black Bear5.6%10/18/2015
Cavalier Cherry Sour3.5%10/18/2015
Modus Operandi Kite Flyer4.8%10/18/2015
Tuatara Copperhead4.5%10/18/2015
Napoleone Burning Bridges Rauchbier5.2%9/7/2015
Modus Operandi Cream of the Hop #15.6%9/7/2015
Brooklyn Wild Horse Porter7.3%7/6/2015
Ekim Berserker Amber IPA7.2%7/6/2015
2 Brothers HazElla7%6/16/2015
Nomad Poco Loco in the Coco5.4%6/15/2015
Moon Dog Ogden Nash’s Pash Rash8.8%6/12/2015
Moon Dog Spotted Dick With Custard9.1%6/12/2015
Burleigh Peach Saison5%6/12/2015
BridgePort Smoked Lager5.4%6/12/2015
BrewCult Milk and Two Sugars 8%6/12/2015
Kaiju! Betelgeuse10%6/12/2015
Victory Moving Parts IPA - Batch 026.4%5/20/2015
Modus Operandi Zoo Feeder (Lark BA)7.2%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi Former Tenant (Lark BA)8%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi Zoo Feeder7.2%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi Silent Knight Porter5.6%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi Pepper In The Rye Table Saison6.2%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi Layback4.5%5/19/2015
Modus Operandi The Dopey One5.4%5/19/2015
Beavertown Holy Cowbell India Stout5.6%5/16/2015
Boon Kriek4%5/16/2015
Le Trou du Diable Sang-d’Encre5.5%4/29/2015
La Sirčne Saison Nouveau5%4/29/2015
Nomad / Stone AiRyEvil5.2%4/24/2015
Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-België)6.9%4/24/2015
Stone Delicious IPA7.7%4/24/2015
Stone Ruination IPA8.2%4/24/2015
Arrogant Bastard Ale7.2%4/24/2015


92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
fbs_  (53) , Australia | March 25, 2016
Great service, large selection on tap (never needed to go to bottles yet). Food is decent, especially the smaller snacks. Probably my go to bar in Melbourne if i’m going for a drink.
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
stuckey  (14) , | January 10, 2016
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
tapmaster2010  (31) Denver, Colorado | December 25, 2015
Best place in Melbourne but wished they did a better job curating the beers. Some good ones, but intermixed with a lot of noise.
74
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
hank37  (8) banksia grove, Australia | July 10, 2015
We were there relatively early on a tuesday for lunch. Food was good - middling. Tap selection was great, but was informed by staff that a number of them hadn’t been kegged yet, which was disappointing. Staff seemed knowledgeable but were a tad uninterested at times.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Schlenkerla  (472) , Austria | February 18, 2015| Updated February 22, 2015
We came here first time on 19.2.2015. It’s a really good beer bar. They have two bars - on the ground and on the first floor and a small place outside. Very nicely decorated, wooden interior with posters and beer bottles. Tap selection is quite awesome: 20 beers mainly from Australia’s best craft breweries, only two international ones: Budvar, De Proefbrouweri. That’s what you are looking for when you are on beer journey in Australia. Also good bottle assortment, around 20: Mikkeller, Gueuzerie Tilquin, just to mention the highlights. Could only have 2 beers this day, but we will come back for sure! We came back some days later after watching a World Cup 2015 cricket game at the Melbourne cricket stadium and spent several hours here. The food was very delicious (pie, sandwich, fries) and the beers great as expected - highlights were the Chocolate Stout from Holgate brewhouse on hand pump! and the FigJam IPA from Burleigh Brewing Co (the most intense beer I had during this trip). Can just confirm again this is the best beer place we visited during our 2015 Australia trip.
72
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Jewpacabra  (5) , | January 22, 2015
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Ngejo  (22) Jakarta, Indonesia | April 27, 2014| Updated May 19, 2014
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
ttrriinn  (1) , Estonia | February 1, 2014
Incredible beer selection with some really interesting choices. A lot more modest on the food front. Real homey Irish pub vibe. Tad bit on the pricy side.
58
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 1/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
tofi  (14) , | September 19, 2013
Loved everything about this place, except the staff. Please note this place definitely sets the pace on tap list quality in Melbourne.
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
gnoff  (568) Mölndal, Sweden | August 25, 2013
Visited once, on July 26, 2013, with a mate of mine.
Took the tram from Federation Square down to Luna Park or so, started walking down Carlisle Street. I had got it in my head that it was located at 185, so we stayed on the right hand side, couldn’t find it, realized it was 184, had to cross the road and walk back a few blocks... So, if you also come from the bay and are walking east, it will be on your left hand side. Sign is not that obvious to notice either. Much closer tram stops too, one right on the corner, but didn’t note down the name for it.
Looks and feels very much like the Local Taphouse in Sydney, which for me is a very good thing! Offer 5x90ml tasting paddles for $15, their crackers that come with it are not as tasty as the ones in Sydney, still you get it which is rare at other places!
No WiFi, since they had changed password and teh staff didn’t know it to give out.
Two floors indoors seating, also a beer garden at the top floor. Two bars, one on each floor, with the same draught selection, but two handpumps (this night at least) downstairs only.
A bit off from the CBD, certainly not walking distance, but well worth the trip down to St. Kilda!
Nice fast service.
Didn’t eat, part from a bowl of hot chips that me and my mate shared, will not score the food rating for that though.
Had a tasting paddle and a glass each of the two imperial stouts on hand pumps.
Big bottled selection, though I focused on the taps.

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